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Our objective was to identify the outcome of patients treated with tissue plasminogen activator (r-tPa) in Pakistan and compare these data to available regional and international data. The charts of all patients treated with r-tPa for acute stroke at two centers in Pakistan (Aga Khan University, Karachi and Liaquat National hospital, Karachi) were(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine whether increases in contact isolation precautions are associated with decreased adherence to isolation practices among healthcare workers (HCWs). DESIGN Prospective cohort study from February 2009 to October 2009. SETTING Eleven teaching hospitals. PARTICIPANTS HCWs. METHODS One thousand thirteen observations conducted on(More)
BACKGROUND Hemorrhage volume is an important predictor of outcome in patients with intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH). It is not clear why in some patients ICH volume is larger than in others. Identification of modifiable factors responsible for large-volume hemorrhage in hypertensive patients may help to reduce ICH-related morbidity and mortality. OBJECTIVE(More)
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